Mercury Mariner Repair and Maintenance
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Mercury Mariner ProblemsKnock/Pop Noise from the Steering Column when Turning
Looseness in the steering shaft and steering shaft coupling U-joint can cause a knocking / popping noise from the steering column when turning. The steering shaft and coupling U-joint will need to be replaced.
If the transmission oil leaks out of left side half shaft area, it may be from a worn axle shaft seal. The seal can be damaged by a poor surface finish on the axle shaft. The axle shaft and seal should be replaced to correct the problem.
Mercury Mariner QuestionsCar will not start without torqueing the key or trying several times to start. (2 answers)
Changed the ignition switch on the left of the steering column feel it is the key mechanism itself or the keys. Problem occurs most of the time. Have been able to start but problem is getting worse.
At any given time, while driving, the message center beeps and says rear passenger door ajar. This causes the interior lights to flash. The door is closed and locked while i'm driving. I can't lock the car when it's parked, the alarm will sound at any unpredictable time, so I have ...
Mercury Mariner RecallsShift Lever Disengages From Transmission
For a vehicle that has had a remanufactured Ford automatic transmission installed, the shift lever bolt may be loose, allowing disengagement of the shift lever from the transmission. Dealers will inspect the transmission and either tighten the shift lever bolt or replace the shift lever assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.
The coolant pump for the hybrid system may fail, resulting in the hybrid system shutting down, and the vehicle losing power. Dealers will inspect and replace the original motor electronics coolant pump free of charge to correct the concern.
Due to a software issue that affects operation of the torque sensor, the electric power steering may stop functioning. This would make it difficult to steer the vehicle. Dealers will reprogram the power steering control module and instrument cluster module free of charge to resolve the concern. Dealers will also replace affected electric steering components as necessary upon inspection free of charge.